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Aurel Stein: Pioneer of the Silk Road
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Aurel Stein: Pioneer of the Silk Road

By WALKER, Annabel

Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1998. Softcover. Near fine. First published 1995 by John Murray, London. xiv, 393 p. 24 cm. 29 illustrations and 4 maps. Paperback.

$35.00

Haut-Katanga: Visite de sa Majesté Le Roi Baudouin au Katanga, 1955
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Haut-Katanga: Visite de sa Majesté Le Roi Baudouin au Katanga, 1955

Elisabethville: Des Presses Imbelco, 1955. Staplebound. Good +. Unpaginated. 28 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations. Tan paper covers. Tape repaired closed tear in front cover, some soiling. A little soiling to first pages but overall very clean inside. French text. The Belgian king paid a visit to this Congo province in 1955.

$35.00

The Ottoman Empire Vols. I & II
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The Ottoman Empire Vols. I & II

By UPHAM, Edward

Edinburgh: Constalbe & Co, 1829. Hardcover. Good. Constables Miscellany of Original and Selected Publicatons in the Various Departments of Literature, Science & The Arts. Vol. XL & XLI. 2 vols.: 297; 390 p. 16 cm. Title page vignettes. Fold-out map frontispiece in vol. II. Green cloth hardcovers. Spines faded, spine labels are chipped and stained. Ink signatures on front pastedowns and on title page of vol. I. Occasional spotting. Contents page loosening vol. II. Organized by reign.

$125.00

Frith of Bermuda: Gentleman Privateer. A Biography of Hezekiah Frith 1763-1848
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Frith of Bermuda: Gentleman Privateer. A Biography of Hezekiah Frith 1763-1848

By KENNEDY, Sister Jean de Chantal

Hamilton, Bermuda: The Bermuda Bookstores, 1964. Hardcover. Very good/Good. xiii, [3], 17-275 p. 23 cm. B&w line drawings. Genealogical charts on endpapers. Blue cloth hardcover in dustjacket. Some spots and small tears to jacket, fades spine, ink price on front flap. Occasional ink marks in margins. Hezekiah Frith was a pirate and smuggler who "came ashore" and amassed the largest fortune in Bermuda. A biography full of privateers, squalls, wars, domestic problems and other excitement.

$60.00

Beautiful Britain: Ireland. Painted by Francis S. Walker R. H. A.  Described by Frank Mathew
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Beautiful Britain: Ireland. Painted by Francis S. Walker R. H. A. Described by Frank Mathew

By MATHEW, Frank; WALKER, Francis S. (Illus.)

Montreal: Cambridge Corporation, Limited, 1905. Royal Canadian edition, copy 190 of 1000 copies. Hardcover. Good +. Beautiful Britain (Series). 23 cm. xviii, 212 p. Includes 79 colour illustrations engraved by Hentschel Colourtype, Ltd. Bound in green-dyed leather with gold and blind impressing on front board and spine. Spine faded and torn at head. Minor wear elsewhere. Clear and unmarked text throughout. Part of a set of volumes released as a limited edition published in Canada by the Cambridge Corporation in cooperation with A. & C. Black in London. Features donegal, Tara, Dublin, Galway, Connemara, Wicklow, River Shannon, Killarney, Lough Erne, Vale of Avoca, Blarney Castle, etc.

$100.00

War and Christianity: From the Russian Point of View. Three Conversations by Vladimir Solovyof with an Introduction by Stephen Graham
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War and Christianity: From the Russian Point of View. Three Conversations by Vladimir Solovyof with an Introduction by Stephen Graham

By SOLOVYOF, Vladimir

London: Constable & Company, 1915. Reprint of October 1915. Hardcover. Good. 188 p. 21 cm. Green cloth spine with grey paper boards. Worn corners and edges. Faint stain on spine.Small label on front pastedown.

$50.00

Interpretations of Renaissance Humanism
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Interpretations of Renaissance Humanism

By MAZZOCCO, Angelo (ed.)

Lieden: Brill, 2006. Near fine. Brill's Studies in Intellectual History vol. 143. xii, 324, [4] p. 25 cm. Hardcover. Light wear. Some pencil notes in margins of first pages. Essays on such topics as the origins of humanism, the medieval encyclopedic tradition, scholasticism, Petrarch, etc. Bibliography and index.

$125.00

Modern Iran, With Maps, Plans and Illustrations
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Modern Iran, With Maps, Plans and Illustrations

By ELWELL-SUTTON, L. P.

London: George Routledge & Sons, 1942. Reprint. Hardcover. Fair/Good. xii, 234 p. 23 cm. 8 b&w illustrations and 5 maps and plans. Green cloth hardcoverin red and grey dustjacket. Dampness discolouration to cloth. Chips and tears to jacket, esp. upper spine. Some wrinkling to pages. Describes the people, the Classical Age, rise and decline of Islam, Iran under the shadow of the West, regime of Reza Shah Pahlavi, economics, social and cultural progress, foreign relations, place in the world. Appendices, bibliography, index.

$35.00

Napoléon Ier, Empereur des Français
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Napoléon Ier, Empereur des Français

By LUMET, Louis

Paris: Editions Nilsson, 1908. Cloth. Very good. 164 p. 29 cm. 342 b&w illustrations, indexed at rear. Green cloth with gold print. Light wear, some wrinkling to endpapers, ink inscription on front free endpaper. French text.

$40.00

A History of the Siege of Londonderry and Defence of Enniskillen, in 1688 and 1689, With Historical Poetry and Biograpical Notes, &c; The Battles of the Boyne, Athlone, and Aughrim, the Siege and Capitulation of Limerick
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A History of the Siege of Londonderry and Defence of Enniskillen, in 1688 and 1689, With Historical Poetry and Biograpical Notes, &c; The Battles of the Boyne, Athlone, and Aughrim, the Siege and Capitulation of Limerick

By GRAHAM, The Rev. John; MACAULAY, Lord

Toronto: Maclear & Co, 1873. Hardcover. Good. xxiii, 430, [2] p. 18 cm. Illustrated title page. Cloth hardcover with blank impressing. Spine faded with small chips in ends. Corners worn. Foxing. Introduction by The Rev. W. M. Punshon.

$75.00

A History of the Peninsular War. Vol. I: 1807-1809. From the Treaty of Fontainebleau to the Battle of Corunna
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A History of the Peninsular War. Vol. I: 1807-1809. From the Treaty of Fontainebleau to the Battle of Corunna

By OMAN, Charles

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1902. Hardcover. ex library-good. xv, 656 p. 23 cm. Frontispiece portrait, 9 maps, 2 other portraits. Red cloth hardcover. Corners worn, tears in spine ends, some label residue on spine. Ex library with number on upper spine, ink stamps on front free endpaper and title page. Front hinge cracking internally. A few stains and rough edges but overall neat and clean. Topics include: Napoleon and the Spanish Bourbons; the land and the combatants; Saragossa and Baylen; the English in Portugal; Napoleon's invasion of Spain; campagin of Sir John Moore. Appendices.

$45.00

A History of the Cartography of Russia Up To 1600; A History of Russian Cartography Up To 1800
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A History of the Cartography of Russia Up To 1600; A History of Russian Cartography Up To 1800

By BAGROW, Leo; CASTNER, Henry W. (ed.)

Wolfe Island, ON: The Walker Press, 1975. Hardcover. Fine. 2 vols.: xv, 140; xiv, 311 p. 30 cm. 68 b&w figures and 89 figures per volume. Green cloth hardcovers. Topics: image of Russia in ancient times; medieval ideas about Russia; 16th century; Russian cartography; early cartography of Siberia; imprint of Pyotr Alekseyevich; Ivan Kirilov; Kamchatka expeditions; mapping the Arctic coasts; etc. Glossary of Russian terms, bibliography and index.

$250.00

The Gentleman's Magazine: and Historical Chronicle. Volume XXXIV. For the Year MDCCLXIV
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The Gentleman's Magazine: and Historical Chronicle. Volume XXXIV. For the Year MDCCLXIV

By URBAN, Sylvanus

London: D. Henry and R. Cave, 1764. January - December 1764. Hardcover. Ex library- good. ii, 538, [18] p. 22 cm. 12 b&w plates. Half leather with marbled paper boards. Ex library with labels on endpapers, ink stamps on text block edges. Leather worn, boards rubbed, spine label loosening. Contains letters, parliamentary proceedings, publication reviews, poetry, foreign news, country news, obits, births, marriages, military promotions, etc.

$250.00

The Gentleman's Magazine: and Historical Chronicle. For the Year MDCCXCVIII. Volume LXVIII. Part the First
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The Gentleman's Magazine: and Historical Chronicle. For the Year MDCCXCVIII. Volume LXVIII. Part the First

By URBAN, Sylvanus

London: Printed by John Nichols and sold by Elizabeth Newbery, 1798. January - June 1798. Hardcover. Ex library- fair. 545, [20] p. 22 cm. 8 b&w plates. Half leather with marbled paper boards. Ex library with call label on lower spine, ink stamps and label residue on endpapers, ink stamp at top of title page. Leather worn with chipped spine tail, worn corners and edges. Rear board part exposed. Chip in margin of last page with no loss of text. Contains letters, parliamentary proceedings, publication reviews, poetry, foreign news, country news, obits, births, marriages, military promotions, etc.

$200.00

From Fiji to the Cannibal Islands
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From Fiji to the Cannibal Islands

By GRIMSHAW, Beatrice

London: George Bell & Sons, 1907. Hardcover. Good. xii, 355 p. 24 cm. 108 b&w illustrations. Cloth hardcover. Faded spine and edges, spots on bottom corners of both boards, tears in spine head and upper hinges, corners worn. Stains on front endpapers and half title and chip to front free endpaper. Topics: history of Fiji; how the colony is governed; natives; cannibals; New Hebrides; Norfolk Island; etc.

$60.00

Among the Mongols
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Among the Mongols

By GILMOUR, James

London: The Religious Tract Society, nd. Hardcover. Good. xviii, [19], 388, [12] p. 20 cm. 32 illustrations including frontispiece. Blue cloth hardcover with black and white print. Small tears in spine head and spine tail softened. Corners slightly worn. Ink inscription on front pastedown. Some foxing and soiling to first pages. Publisher's advertising at rear.

$35.00

The Real Chinese Question
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The Real Chinese Question

By HOLCOMBE, Chester

Toronto: The Copp, Clark Co., 1900. Hardcover. Good. xxii, 386 p. 20 cm. Yellow cloth hardcover with black, red and gold impressing. Spine darkened, some soiling to cloth. Topics include: Chinese character; the Chinese literati; Chinese societies; the Chinese army and navy; the missionary; diplomacy in China; Chinese opinion of foreigners; opium; foreign aggression; the partition of China; reform in China.

$50.00

Within The Pale: The True Story of Anti-Semitic Persecutions in Russia
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Within The Pale: The True Story of Anti-Semitic Persecutions in Russia

By DAVITT, Michael

New York: A. S. Barnes & Co, 1903. Hardcover. Very good. xiv, 300, [4] p. 20 cm. Blue cloth hardcover. Some soiling to cloth, green label on rear cover, white number at bottom of spine, corners bumped. Topics include the story of the Russian Jew, the Pale of settlement, Zionist solution, the Kishineff Massacres.

$50.00

What Do You Know About Ethiopia?
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What Do You Know About Ethiopia?

Toronto: Issued by a Committee Representative of the Italian Community, 1935. Softcover. Very good. 60 p. 20 cm. Unattached fold-out map of Ethiopia and surrounding area enclosed. Two b&w illustrations. Staplebound orange paper covers. Some small tears around staples, mark at bottom front, some stains on rear of map. Pages of book neat and clean except for p. 42 where a paragraph is neatly crossed out but still readable and note has been written in margin. Topics include: slavery; politics; religious problems; relationship with the League of Nations; Anglo-Italian "divergences"; Italian problems; the Italo-Ethopian Conflict; Klobukowsky Treaty; etc. Foreword by T. Mari.

$40.00

Mussolini: A Biography
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Mussolini: A Biography

By CAMPANELLI, Paolo

London: Pallas Publishing, nd. ca 1939-40. Softcover. Good. How They Did It Life Stories Volume 13. 127 p. 17 cm. Paperback. Tear in lower spine, some soiling to rear, paper browned. Other titles in series listed on rear cover, including Neville Chamberlain, Hitler, Fieldmarshal Goering, Joe Louis, Genral Franco. V. Ribbentropp, Gandhi, Stalin, President Roosevelt, etc.

$45.00

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